Scholarships & Financial Aid
The Charleston Academy of Music commits itself to providing everyone with an equal opportunity to partake in all the benefits of the programs.
Scholarships are awarded based on financial need and musical merit.
Auditions are held throughout the year and require recommendations from either a CAM faculty member or school music teacher.

Application forms for financial aid in 2018-2019 school year are due for submission by September 1, 2018.
  • Applicants must be aged between 8 and 16
  • Audition and Interview with parent required
  • Application form and financial aid form required.
Financial Aid Information_1.pdf
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Financial Aid Form_1.pdf
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Application Form_1.pdf
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Expectations of Scholarship Recipients
• The student will attend 15 private lessons per semester.
• The student will make sure he/she arrives to lessons on time at proper location.
• The student will come prepared to each lesson.
• The student will show respect to his/her instructor.
• The student will practice a minimum of 45 minutes per day.
• The student will not miss more than 2 lessons per semester; otherwise, the award will be revoked.
• The student will participate in recitals, including: Student Recitals, Honors Recitals, Piccolo Spoleto Recitals, and Outreach Recitals.
• The student will attend at least 2 concerts.
• The student will contribute at least 2 hours of volunteer work per semester.
• The parent/guardian and/or the student will give recognition to CAM and the student’s instructor upon receiving any awards or media recognition.